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Clarkstown Opens Cooling Centers for Saturday, July 24th

For Immediate Release

July 23, 2010


Clarkstown Opens Cooling Centers for Saturday, July 24th


In conjunction with the Clarkstown Police Departmentís Emergency Management Coordinator, Supervisor Alex Gromack announced that the Town of Clarkstown will open cooling centers for residents to go and cool down in the extremely hot weather on Saturday.  The following cooling centers will be open on Saturday, July 24, 2010. 


Central Nyack Community Center, 58 Waldron Avenue, 11am-6pm

Congers Community Center, 6 Gilchrest Road, 11am-6pm

Pascack Community Center, 87 New Clarkstown Road, 11am-6pm

Street Community Center, 31 Zukor Road, New City, 9am-5pm


Residents using the facilities as cooling centers should advise facility staff of their presence for the use of the cooling center.  In addition, all three Town pools are open to residents at normal fees and hours. 


The following are some protective safety measures to use during extreme heat:


         Slow down.  Strenuous activities should be reduced or eliminated.

         Dress for summer. 

         Stay indoors as much as possible and limit exposure to the sun.

         Drink plenty of water or other non-alcohol fluids. 

         East well balanced, light, and regular meals.  Avoid using salt tablets unless directed to do so by a physician. 

         Spend more time in air-conditioned places. 

         Do not drink alcoholic beverages.

         Conserve energy; during periods of extreme heat, electricity use rises.

         Be aware of your petsí needs for water and shade.

         Should you have an emergency contact 911 immediately.


Availability of the cooling centers may be extended if the need arises.  For more information please call the Supervisorís office at 845-639-2050.


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